Cybersecurity Weekly: 2.10.23

This week’s top picks in Cybersecurity-focused news coverage…

New Cybersecurity Data Reveals Persistent Social Engineering Vulnerabilities 

“New research from NCC Group and Abnormal Security shows clouds and a bit of silver to line them: Ransomware attacks declined last year, but business email compromises increased — massively for smaller businesses — and a third of toxic emails got through their human gateways.” READ MORE

Why Cybersecurity Professionals Need To Understand A Hacker’s Perspective 

“In cybersecurity, it’s important to remember the adage to keep friends close but enemies closer. In fact, it actually creates more risk when the good guys only see cybercriminals as some abstract notion. However, if you can understand a hacker’s perspective and motivation, you have a better chance of winning the cyber war.” READ MORE 

Zero Trust Is Moving From Hype To Reality 

“Gartner predicts that over 60% of organizations will embrace zero trust as a starting place for security by 2025. However, more than half will fail to realize the benefits — initiating zero trust requires more than technology.” READ MORE

Reddit Suffers Security Breach Exposing Internal Documents and Source Code 

“Popular social news aggregation platform Reddit has disclosed that it was the victim of a security incident that enabled unidentified threat actors to gain unauthorized access to internal documents, code, and some unspecified business systems.” READ MORE

Cloud’s Soaring Growth Creates New Security Challenges 

“As enterprises lift and shift their workloads to the cloud, they face greater risks of breaches, accidentally misconfigured cloud platforms, and inconsistent identity access management (IAM) and privileged access management (PAM) coverage across hyperscalers and cloud platforms.” READ MORE


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